On Friday 7 October, get your colleagues together. Create a dream team. And take on the challenge of sleeping out.
Wherever you are in the country, you’ll raise vital funds to support children in need of help across the UK.
How it works
Sign up to Boycott your Bed and choose your location.
Get your colleagues together and build your dream team.
Set up your JustGiving page and get creative with your fundraising.
On 7 October join your chosen Boycott your Bed event.
For the last 25 years, Action for Children has challenged people to give up their bed for a night, raising an incredible £13 million along the way. This simple act has had a huge impact on children, young people and their families across the UK.
Now, after a two-year absence, the live sleep out is back.
Boycott your Bed is an opportunity for corporate teams to come together – with both colleagues and peers – and fundraise in the lead up to the national event on 7 October. On the night you'll be involved in a unique experience of bonding with your team, and spend an unforgettable night sleeping out under the stars.
So, whether you’re in London, Leeds, Cardiff or Belfast, or you’re ready to brave an autumnal night in Glasgow, it’s time to take on the challenge of sleeping out and help make children’s dreams of a safe and happy childhood come true.
Right now, there are 3.9 million UK children in poverty. And with the cost of living crisis spiralling out of control, they're even more vulnerable. Home isn’t the loving place it’s supposed to be. Tonight, children all over the UK will go to sleep hungry. Some of these children don’t even have a warm bed to climb into.
But you can help change this. Here's a few ways how:
could pay for gas and electricity for a family for a week
could provide a child with a bed
could fund the entire Parent Talk service for one day
Together, we can make sure children have the basics – like warm clothes, hot meals and a proper bed. We can offer the right mental health support, so children thrive. And provide protection and recovery to child victims of abuse and neglect.
We can help children in poverty now – but we can’t do it without you.
Check out who's been raising vital funds to support vulnerable children across the UK. How do you and your team compare?
Ready to Boycott your Bed?Sign up today